Body Found In RI Believed To Be Missing Worcester Man

WORCESTER (CBS) – Police believe a body discovered Tuesday in Providence, Rhode Island is that of a missing 19-year-old Worcester man.

The body was discovered in a storage container on Wesleyan Avenue, near the apartment of the two suspects charged in the disappearance of Joseph Webster, who was reported missing on March 14.

Webster, who has autism, was last seen at a Motel 6 on Route 9 in Northboro, Massachusetts.

Lara Cori, 22, was arraigned Monday on charges including armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, car theft and armed assault with intent to murder. She was ordered held without bail.

corihowze Body Found In RI Believed To Be Missing Worcester Man

Lara Cori and James Howze are accused in Joseph Webster's disappearance.

James Howze, 19, was also arraigned Monday and was ordered to be held on $1 million bail. He is charged with assault battery with a dangerous weapon (a knife) and car theft.

Cori and Howze lived together at an apartment on Harvard Avenue in Providence.

They were arrested last week in Colonie, New York.

  • petem

    If this is Joesph, RIP young man…I’m sure you were as nice kid as my own autistic 21 year old.

    To these two sub humans, a special corner of hell awaits you…

  • Scooby

    It says it is believed to be Joseph. Until otherwise noted in the news media I will continue to pray it is not him.
    Anyone who hurts anybody (but especially a special needs person) will receive what is coming to them when they meet their maker. Whatever that may be is not for me to decide.

  • lisa

    This is so sad. This young man lost his life due to such a selfish crime. my heart goes out to the ones he left behind who have to try and make sense of this loss. So so sad

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